Archive for November, 2007

Famine to Fortune – Bonhams to Sell Painting by Britains Premier Regency Portrait Artist

Famine to Fortune – Bonhams to Sell Painting by Britains Premier Regency Portrait Artist

. November 30, 2007

A spectacular full-length portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence (British, 1769-1830), the most successful portrait painter of his time, is set to make up to £500,000 in Bonhams’ Old Master Paintings sale in London, New Bond Street on 5 December 2007. Lawrence was one of the most talented and respected artists of the Regency era despite […]

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Google Will Apply to Participate in FCC Spectrum Auction

Google Will Apply to Participate in FCC Spectrum Auction

. November 30, 2007

AuctionPublicity.com – Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced today that it will apply to participate in the Federal Communications Commission’s upcoming auction of wireless spectrum in the 700 megahertz (MHz) band. As part of the nationally mandated transition to digital television, the 700 MHz spectrum auction — which begins January 24, 2008 — will free up spectrum […]

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Betjeman Burnishes Female Jeweller’s Reputation From Beyond the Grave with Previously Unpublished Letters

Betjeman Burnishes Female Jeweller’s Reputation From Beyond the Grave with Previously Unpublished Letters

. November 29, 2007

AuctionPublicity.com – Bonhams will be hosting a retrospective of the work of Helen Holmes, jeweller and much admired friend of John Betjeman. A collection of intimate and previously unpublished letters from Betjeman will be revealed, along with a signed copy of his 1962 verse autobiography “Summoned by Bells”. The exhibition will be held at Bonhams […]

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ITALIAN ELEGANCE THE COLLECTION OF GIORGIO MARSAN & UMBERTA NASI AT CHRISTIES LONDON IN DECEMBER

ITALIAN ELEGANCE THE COLLECTION OF GIORGIO MARSAN & UMBERTA NASI AT CHRISTIES LONDON IN DECEMBER

. November 29, 2007

Christie’s are delighted to present the sale of Turin London Corfu: The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi in a unique two-day auction on 12 and 13 December 2007 in London. The very epitome of Italian elegance, the collection is drawn from the beautiful Villa Silvio Pellico in Moncalieri, in the hills overlooking Turin; […]

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THE ROYAL SPLENDOUR OF MARIE ANTOINETTES PEARLS AT CHRISTIES IN DECEMBER

THE ROYAL SPLENDOUR OF MARIE ANTOINETTES PEARLS AT CHRISTIES IN DECEMBER

. November 29, 2007

Christie’s is proud to present an historically important natural pearl, diamond and ruby necklace, the pearls of which belonged to Marie Antoinette (1755-1793), in the London Magnificent Jewellery sale on Wednesday 12 December 2007. The Property of a Nobleman, this exquisite necklace of extraordinary provenance has never been offered at auction before and the pearls […]

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